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Show your support of the museum during our closure by shopping in the store. Members get a discount on all purchases—join today.

The Museum Store is open this Saturday, September 26 from noon–4pm. Current ways to shop:

  • In person, on Saturday, September 26 from noon–4pm
  • Curbside pickup—call 415.345.6859 to place and pick up an order during open hours
  • Online, with global shipping available by emailing store@wdfmuseum.org
  • For items not on our website, please email store@wdfmuseum.org or call 415.345.6859

Before visiting, please confirm hours by visiting waltdisney.org/storePlease note that the museum remains closed at this time and no other museum facilities will be available during store hours.

Your member discount will be applied at checkout. If shopping online, your member discount will be automatically applied when logged into your waltdisney.org account. If you have not yet made a waltdisney.org account, please visit our Website Account Set-up Guide here.

We are taking the following precautions to ensure guest and staff safety:

  • Required face coverings at all times
  • Updated cleaning and sanitizing procedures
  • Required distancing of at least six feet
  • Installation of protective plexiglass in transactional areas
  • Capacity limit of 8 to 10 people in the store at a time
  • Daily staff health checks upon arrival at the museum
  • Requested use of credit and debit cards for transactions

For any questions, please call the Museum Store team at 415.345.6859 or email store@wdfmuseum.org.

We look forward to seeing you at the store soon!

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Workshops Virtual
Sat, Dec 12 | 10:30am–noon

Before cel animation came to prominence as the most popular style for cartoons in the 1920s, some early animators experimented with clay. Since then, animators have used clay to animate everything from films and television shows to video games. Join us and get creative with clay as you learn how to

The "E" Ticket - Now Available Online
Posted on Wed, 01/21/2015 - 09:30
Calling all collectors, enthusiasts, and dreamers! Select single, mint-condition issues of The “E” Ticket magazine are now available for purchase in the museum’s webstore. A magazine devoted to “collecting theme park memories,” The “E” Ticket—named after the coveted “E ticket” at Disneyland Park that admitted the bearer to the most popular rides and attractions—was started by brothers Leon and Jack Janzen in 1986. The fanzine’s intent was to not only provide a detailed history of the brothers’ favorite park, but also give readers knowledge about the artists, Imagineers®, and other creative individuals responsible for the magic of Disneyland.
Talks Virtual
Sat, Sep 19 | 1pm PT

In 1964, Tania McKnight Norris was hired to work at WED Enterprises—now known as Walt Disney Imagineering—as an interior designer for the highly-anticipated Disneyland expansion: New Orleans Square. During Norris' tenure at WED, she worked on many projects, including Haunted Mansion and concepts for

Talks Virtual
Sat, Sep 26 | 2pm

When San Francisco artist Ruth Asawa was interned in a camp for Japanese Americans during World War II, she found hope and inspiration among some of her fellow internees. She befriended and took drawing lessons from interned Disney animators Tom Okamato, James Tanaka, and Chris Ishii—a much-needed

Position Description

Department: Museum Store

Location: San Francisco

Reports to: Retail Business Manager

Status: Part-Time

Date: Starting ASAP

Hours: 20 Hours; Thursday-Sunday, 5 hours/day

FLSA Code: Temporary, Non-Exempt

Hourly Rate: $17/hour

Benefits: Not eligible

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Position Description

Department: Guest Operations

Location: San Francisco

Reports to: Guest Experience Manager

Status: Part-Time

Date: Starting ASAP

Hours: 20 Hours; Thursday-Sunday, 5 hours/day

FLSA Code: Temporary, Non-Exempt

Hourly Rate: $16/hour

Benefits: Not eligible

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As employees of The Walt Disney Family Museum, we strive to achieve and perpetuate the values that Walt held important in his work and his life. We believe that to achieve the level of quality associated with Walt Disney, each person, as an individual and as part of a cohesive team, contributes toward delivering a quality experience to every visitor to The Walt Disney Family Museum.

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Workshops Virtual
Sat, Dec 12 | 10:30am–12:30pm

Walt Disney always encouraged his animators to remain students and to continually learn and improve their craft with every project. Bring your art and join us for this informative workshop about how to build a well-rounded portfolio or demo-reel and catering these items to the job or internship you

Talks Virtual
Fri, Oct 16 | 5:30pm PT

Milicent Patrick was a true Renaissance woman. Not only was she one of The Walt Disney Studios’ first female animators, but throughout her illustrious career, she also worked as an actress, makeup artist, and special effects designer. Recently recognized as the costume designer behind the iconic

Special Events Virtual
Sat, Oct 3 | Events scheduled all day

Join us as we celebrate The Big Green Draw, the world’s largest drawing festival. Our annual free community event will celebrate Walt Disney’s contributions to visual arts and vision for a more sustainable earth. In conjunction with this year’s #ClimateOfChange theme, experience a unique animal

Talks Virtual
Sat, Oct 31 | 1pm

Join us for this frightfully fun Halloween panel as artists and creators behind the holiday stop-motion favorite, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), discuss the making of this groundbreaking animated masterpiece and memories from working on set alongside the creative genius Tim

Talks Virtual
Sat, Oct 24 | 1pm

After 30 years in animation, Francis Xavier Atencio—better known as X. Atencio—became one of the most influential Imagineers of his time, developing dialogue and music for attractions including Adventure Thru Inner SpaceHaunted Mansion, and Pirates of the Caribbean. Join his daughter, Tori Atencio

Talks Virtual
Rescheduled from Sat, Mar 7
Wed, Oct 21 | 5:30pm PT

Moderated by Her Universe Founder and Designer Ashley Eckstein, hear from Disney+ short film Director Valerie LaPointe (Lamp Life, 2020), Storyboard Artist Aphton Corbin (Toy Story 4 and Soul, 2020), and Storyboard Artist Louise Smythe (Onward, 2020) as they discuss their “storied” journeys from

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Nov 21 | 10:30am–noon

In the early days of animation, artists struggled to make characters move in an interesting way while also keeping them simple enough to draw quickly and repeatedly. As a solution, Walt and other animators in the 1920s and 30s adopted a drawing style which gave the characters “rubber hose” limbs

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Nov 7 | 10:30am–noon

After many long hours spent drawing, tired animators might start to find themselves nodding off. In this workshop, use anticipation and timing to create a short animation of a drowsy animator who gradually falls asleep.